Alerts, Shut Downs & Detours


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  • Joseph Greene Hall Elevator Shut Down

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 2, the elevator located in Joseph Greene Hall will be out of service for replacement of the drive cylinder, which is required for the elevator’s operation. Throughout the repair process, noise, including early morning jackhammering, and mild non-toxic odors can be expected. Barring any unforeseen problems, service to the elevator will be restored by Wednesday, Oct. 8.  

If you require accommodations because of these repairs, please contact Greg Pierce at 601.266.5702 or the Physical Plant at 601.266.4414. 

  • Southern Hall Roof Repairs

Parking spaces in front of Southern Hall will be blocked during the repair and replacement of the building's roof. 

This work will require the partial blocking of entryways at various times during the process, so please obey all directional signage. 


  • North 31st Avenue Parking Lot to Close

The parking lot on the corner of North 31st Avenue and Pearl Street will close Monday, June 9, at 5 a.m. for demolition of the four houses located along North 31st Avenue, south of the Liberal Arts Building.

After demolition is complete, the lot will remain closed for construction of a new paved parking lot, which will feature upgraded drainage and lighting.




In preparation for roof repairs of Kennard-Washington Hall (map) and Hattiesburg Hall (map), Smalling Drive, which runs behind Hickman Hall (map) and in front of the Beedie Smith Clinic (map), is currently closed.

Service and emergency vehicles will be accommodated during this time. Smalling Drive will close completely in mid-August until tornado repairs are completed. The exact dates will be communicated prior to the closure.